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Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator – An Exclusive Conversation with Ryan Holiday

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Today is a rare appearance by master media manipulator, Ryan Holiday. Ryan Holiday is a media strategist for notorious clients like Tucker Max and has an awesome new book out – Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator (affiliate).

You should definitely tune in, because you’ll learn:

  • How he caused a negative storm of media involving Tucker Max.
  • Ryan’s tricks for “moving up the chain” of media.
  • Why he is now coming out of the media closet to tell us about this stuff.
  • …and much more!


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  1. Great interview David and Ryan.  I like how he has real stories of how the media was manipulated – which many of course would argue is unethical but in any case it’s what happened, what continues to happen, and what will happen in the future.

    Sadly – if history is any guide – the book will have a hard time changing the problem. In the words of Winston Churchill “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”

    1. Lisa Morosky says:

      The stories in this interview were really interesting to me too. And actually, I could totally relate to his answer to David’s first question about why he wrote this now: because it was swirling around in his head and for his own personal sanity, he had to get it out. How many of us have been there too? I’m there now. ha. 🙂

      Thanks for stopping by, Antonio! 

      -Lisa (aka. David’s VA, aka. Conversation Facilitator While David Meanders Through Europe)

    2. David Siteman Garland says:

       Thanks Antonio. You are a legend my man 🙂 Great point.

  2. Tolle Haus says:

    There are a lot of dishonest and unethical techniques that can get results. If you’re starving for quick results and don’t mind becoming an unethical person in the process (remember, ethical is as ethical does), then go to it.

    1. David Siteman Garland says:

       True. I totally think though there are some great tips here as well that peeps can use without being unethical. All how you use the info, you know?

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